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Azelastine/Fluticasone Metered Dose Nasal Spray (AZELASTINE/FLUTICASONE SPRAY - NASAL)

For allergy symptoms.

Brand Name(s): Dymista

Generic Name: Azelastine/Fluticasone

Instructions

Mix the medicine well before use. Turn the container a few times to gently mix. Do not shake the medicine.

Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.

This medicine is for use in the nose. Avoid getting the medicine into the eyes or mouth. Rinse the eyes with water if the medicine is sprayed into the eyes.

The first time you open a new spray, you need to get it ready to use. Point the bottle away from you and spray into the air. Repeat until you see a fine mist. It is now ready to use. This process is called priming the spray.

Blow and wipe your nose with a clean tissue before using this product.

Do not spray the medicine directly on the middle wall of your nose (nasal septum).

It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.

If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal schedule. Do not take 2 doses at one time.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all your medicines. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines.

Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.

Do not share this nasal spray with other people. Doing so may spread infections.

Cautions

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Be very careful not to spray the medicine into your eyes. Wash your hands thoroughly before touching your eyes.

Your ability to stay alert or to react quickly may be impaired by this medicine. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this medicine will affect you.

Do not drink beverages with alcohol while on this medicine.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • burning or stinging
  • drowsiness or sedation
  • nosebleeds
  • irritation inside the nose
  • changes in taste or unpleasant taste

If you have any of the following side effects, you may be getting too much medicine. Please contact your doctor to let them know about these side effects.

  • nausea
  • unusual or unexplained tiredness or weakness

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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